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investornoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈves.tər/  us   /ɪnˈves.t̬ɚ/
B2 a ​person who puts ​money into something in ​order to make a ​profit or get an ​advantage: A New York investor ​offered to ​acquire the company's ​shares for $13 each. Small investors (= ​people who ​invest only a ​smallamount of ​money) are ​hoping that the ​markets will ​improve.

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(Definition of investor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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investornoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈves·tər/
a ​person or ​group of ​people that puts ​itsmoney into a ​business or other ​organization in ​order to make a ​profit: Many stock-market investors who ​wanted to ​sell couldn’t ​find any ​buyers.
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investornoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈvestər/ FINANCE
a ​person, ​organization, or country that puts ​money into something in ​order to make a ​profit or receive ​interest: an investor in sth The largest investor in the non-manufacturing ​sector was the UK. a large/​major investoran institutional/individual/private investor Much of the ​increase in ​private investor ​activity has come through ​onlinedealing. a foreign/​international/​overseas investor
(Definition of investor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “investor”
in Arabic مُستَثمِر…
in Korean 투자가…
in Portuguese investidor, -ora…
in Catalan inversor, -a…
in Japanese 投資家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 投资者…
in Turkish yatırımcı, mudî, yatırım yapan…
in Russian инвестор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 投資者…
in Italian investitore, -trice…
in Polish inwestor…
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